Thai Name – Mok man (โมกมัน)
Scientific Name – Wrightia arborea
Family Name – Apocynaceae
Other English Names – Ivory, tree, dhudhi, woolly dyeing rosebay
Flowering Season – April-August
Native to Thailand – Yes
Typical Height – 8-20 meters
Not a showy tree, lanetes have small (4-6cm) white widely spaced flowers; subtle but beautiful. It begins with five simple outer petals curving backwards and then later a small yellow-ish or pink-ish inner flower emerges. The flowers begin as a bullet-shaped pod. Lanete is the provincial tree of Ratchaburi province.